John McCulloch

Founder & Managing Director · Burloch Group Inc.

Engaging and knowledgeable speaker with deep expertise in biotechnology investment.

Biotechnology Pharmaceuticals Innovation Investment

Ian Davis, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Genetics · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Ian Davis is an associate professor in the division of pediatric oncology and a member of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Cancer Cancer Cell Biology Pediatric Cancer Cancer Biology Oncology

Scott Commins, MD PhD

Associate Professor of Allergy and Immunology and Peds-AIR · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Commins sees patients and maintains an active research lab, where his primary clinical interest is meat allergy.

Seasonal Allergy Hives Asthma Food allergy Allergies

Dean Krusienski, Ph.D.

Professor and Graduate Program Director, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., M.S., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University · VCU College of Engineering

Focusing on neural signal processing and analysis for the development of brain-computer interfaces and neuroprosthetic devices.

EEG Analysis Brain-Computer Interfaces Signal Processing Machine Learning Neuroprosthetics

Dr. Christine Bojanowski

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine; Associate Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program · Tulane University

Dr. Christine Bojanjowski is an expert on pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine.

Adult Cystic Fibrosis Critical Care Medicine Vaping Pulmonary Diseases COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Paulo Verardi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Expert on vaccine development & virology (Smallpox, Rinderpest, Zika, coronaviruses, Rift Valley, Powassan, SFTSV, Heartland, & more)

COVID-19 Mosquito-borne Diseases Tick-borne Diseases Zika Smallpox

Robert Garry

Professor · Tulane University

Dr. Garry has published over 100 papers in the area of retrovirology

COVID-19 Pathology Lassa Fever Molecular Mechanisms of Viral Pathogenesis Ebola

Mario Perez, M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, School of Medicine · University of Connecticut

Clinical Interest: The use and implementation of protocols in the management of patient in the intensive care unit.

Public Health Otolaryngology Pulmonary and Critical Care Categorical Internal Medicine Medicine

David A. Gerber, M.D. FAC

Chief of Abdominal Transplant Surgery · UNC-Chapel Hill

Practicing surgeon and professor of surgery with an expertise in transplantation.

Kidney Transplant Liver Cancer Pediatric Transplantation Organ Transplant Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine

Ramani Varanasi

President and CEO · X-Biotix Therapeutics

Ramani Varanasi is a biopharmaceutical expert with experience structuring, negotiating and executing successful strategic alliances.

Clinical Trials Molecular Biology Oncology Pharmaceutical Industry Biotechnology

Susan Thomas

Associate Professor, Associate Director for Integrated Research Center, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Susan Thomas is an expert on the role of biological transport phenomena in physiological and pathophysiological processes.

Drug Development and Delivery Cancer Biology Biomaterials Drug Design

Dr Jill Johnson

Senior Lecturer, School of Biosciences · Aston University

Dr Johnson’s current research interests focus on the role of pericytes in chronic lung disease.

Allergic Asthma Pulmonary Fibrosis Pericytes Chronic Lung Disease Leukocyte Biology

Brent Beshore

Founder & CEO · AdVentures

Forward-thinking visionary possessing the tools to create, enable, or acquire companies that offer transformative communications solutions.

Strategic Planning Software/Web/Mobile Development Search Engine Marketing Public Relations Business Financing and Equity Investment

Avak Kahvejian

Partner, VentureLabs · Flagship Pioneering

Avak Kahvejian is an expert in conceiving and launching internally generated platform companies and leveraging new biological mechanisms.

Biotechnologies Design Biology Technology Biological Mechanisms